Friday 8th Sept: The Fellowship of the Ring
Saturday 9th Sept: The Two Towers
Sunday 10th Sept: The Return of the King


The perfect venue of Moseley Park is synonymous with JRR Tolkien’s childhood. A 300-year-old park formerly part of the Moseley Hall Estate, comprising of gentle sloping pastures nestled within a scattering of coppices and dells. Making a beautiful natural amphitheatre overlooking a picturesque lake and boathouse. Also home to the iconic 18th century ice-house that is rumoured to be the inspiration for Tolkien’s Hobbit House.


Coinciding with the Middle Earth Festival at Sarehole Mill. We offer an evenings entertainment of film and live music to make that weekend an unforgettable magical experience for all Tolkien enthusiasts.

We invite our guests to enjoy the afternoon within the tranquil and beautiful Moseley Park. As the sun sets over the lake, The Central England Camerata conducted by Louis Clark Jnr will preform a “Twilight Orchestral Programme”. Comprising of two 40 minute performances with a 20 minute interval.

The films are the extended editions! Audio for the film will be delivered via radio headsets offering a hi-quality audio experience.

Family friendly entertainment is offered each afternoon and evening throughout the weekend. With a PG certificate The Lord of the Rings films are suitable for all ages. Lots of free afternoon activities including children’s games, story-telling, folk dance displays, costumed actors, and wandering minstrels. Prizes will be awarded for the best costume each day, prior to the film screening.


Food and Drink from local artisan caterers taking guests further along their unexpected journey with Tolkien themed servings. Beers, breads, cakes & sweets all with a Tolkien twist.

Central England Camerata led by its founder violinist Anna Downes comprises freelance musicians who perform regularly with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, English Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra da Camera.

Conducting the Camerata will be local composer Louis Clark Jnr. Taking time out from his touring commitments as a player and second conductor with the Orchestra of ELO (Electric Light Orchestra).

Ice House Pictures is producing this unique weekend in partnership with Moseley Folk who have produced an outdoor Folk Festival in Moseley Park each year since 2006. The headliners at this year’s Festival include Laura Marling, Jose Gonzalez, Amy MacDonald, Kate Rusby and Fairport Convention.

Event Timings

Friday 8th Sept The Fellowship of the Ring
Doors open / 3:30pm
Orchestra Set 1 / 5pm – 5:30pm
Interval / 5:30pm – 5:50pm
Orchestra Set 2 / 5:50pm – 6:20pm
Film Screening / 6:45pm – 10:15pm

Saturday 9th Sept The Two Towers
Doors open / 2pm
Orchestra Set 1 / 4pm – 4:40pm
Interval / 4:40pm – 5:00pm
Orchestra Set 2 / 5:00pm – 5:40pm
Film Screening / 6:00pm – 9:45pm

Sunday 10th Sept The Return of the King
Doors open / 2pm
Orchestra Set 1 / 4pm – 4:40pm
Interval / 4:40pm – 5:00pm
Orchestra Set 2 / 5:00pm – 5:40pm
Film Screening / 6:00pm – 10:15pm

Ticket Information – Ticket prices

Adult day ticket £23

Adult Weekend £60

Child over 12yrs day ticket £15

Child over 12yrs weekend ticket £40

Child under 12yrs day ticket £10

Child under 12yrs weekend ticket £25

All prices include RF headset hire


Moseley Park and Pool

93B Alcester Road,



West Midlands,

B13 8DD

Press Enquires

For all media/press enquiries please email office@moseleyfolk.co.uk with the subject title LOTR.

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions for this event are the same as Moseley Folk Festival. Please check them out here